CHLORUM

BY DR.A.H.GRIMMER. Read before the December 1935 Meeting of the Chicago Homoeopathic Medical Society. Synonym-Chlorinum. Symbol-Cl. Common Name-Chlorine. Atomic Weight-35.5.   CHLORINE is one of the elements, but does not exist free in nature. It occurs in saline springs and in sea-water in combination with sodium, magnesium, potassium and calcium and in the solid form … Read more

THE CLINICIAN FUNCTION IN MEDICINE

THE RT. HON. LORD HORDER, K.C.V.O., F.R.C.P. Consulting Physician to St. Bartholomew Hospital. From New York State Journal of Medicine.   Medical literature is enormous and the vast majority of medical books and articles are unreadable and possess no intrinsic value; they are scarcely glanced at by the initiated and are soon forgotten. However, we … Read more

WATER SOFTENERS AND MEDICATED TABLE SALT

Ellis Barker J BY THE EDITOR.   I WAS impressed by the arguments issued by the makers of water softeners. Hard water certainly causes an accumulation of mineral matter in pipes through which it completely clogged at last and unusable. One imagines that hard water might have a similarly unfavourable effect on human beings, and … Read more

A SCANDAL CASE FROM NEW ZEALAND

Ellis Barker J ONE meets frequently cases which been treated for years with the greater incompetence by doctors and surgeons. One finds cancer cases where year after year operation follows operation and none of the surgeons employed ever think for a moment that the trouble is due to some condition of the blood which needs … Read more